Daily Archives: 11/08/2012

Disappointed at election results?

Some golden thoughts for the politically disappointed, or for any other kind, for that matter:

“Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.”
– Michel de Montaigne
[Michel Eyquem De Montaigne] (1532-1592) French Renaissance scholar, philosopher, writer
http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Michel.de.Montaigne.Quote.357B


“I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.”
– Pietro Aretino
(1492-1556) Italian author, playwright, poet and satirist
10 May 1537
http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Pietro.Aretino.Quote.52F3


“Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?”
– William Lloyd Garrison
(1805-1879) American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer
http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/William.Lloyd.Garrison.Quote.FC36

These gems and more at http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/

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